Technical Manager Jobs

Technical Manager
UK

The median Technical Manager salary in the UK is £55,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 24 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 349 545 534
Rank change year-on-year +196 -11 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 685 372 1,122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 510 320 593
10th Percentile £40,225 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £45,300 £50,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £64,691
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% -7.25% +7.82%
75th Percentile £68,750 £75,313 £77,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £95,125 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £59,556 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.04% +8.28% +2.80%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 87,229 74,951 168,159
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 91.81% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 59,408 51,881 87,939
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,800 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,700 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.83% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Technical Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Manager.

Salary trend for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Manager over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England +181 638 £55,000 -8.33% 145
UK excluding London +184 492 £50,000 -16.04% 119
London +85 173 £70,000 +7.69% 41
South East +83 127 £55,000 -8.33% 33
North of England +84 121 £50,000 -9.09% 30
Work from Home +17 119 £58,628 -6.19% 43
Midlands +68 118 £50,000 -9.09% 27
West Midlands +61 90 £50,000 -9.09% 15
North West +31 72 £50,000 -9.09% 19
South West +10 53 £50,000 -16.04% 8
Yorkshire +82 44 £47,500 -9.52% 8
East of England +4 40 £49,450 -23.92% 18
East Midlands -22 28 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Wales +40 15 £61,250 +1.66% 1
Scotland -53 12 £45,000 -18.55% 9
North East -14 5 £58,800 -25.33% 3
Isle of Man - 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £58,800 - 1

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 24 July 2024, Technical Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 157 (22.92%) Social Skills
2 138 (20.15%) Project Management
3 131 (19.12%) Agile
4 128 (18.69%) Finance
5 101 (14.74%) Degree
6 91 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
7 85 (12.41%) Azure
8 83 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 73 (10.66%) Project Delivery
10 68 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 53 (7.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 49 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (6.86%) Mentoring
13 47 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
15 43 (6.28%) Legal
16 42 (6.13%) Microsoft 365
17 40 (5.84%) Presentation Skills
18 39 (5.69%) Roadmaps
18 39 (5.69%) Windows
19 37 (5.40%) Security Cleared
19 37 (5.40%) ITIL
20 34 (4.96%) Retail
20 34 (4.96%) SaaS
21 33 (4.82%) Onboarding
22 32 (4.67%) Decision-Making
22 32 (4.67%) Time Management
23 31 (4.53%) Manufacturing
24 29 (4.23%) Salesforce
24 29 (4.23%) Service Delivery

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (2.04%) Confluence
2 11 (1.61%) WordPress
3 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Exchange
4 8 (1.17%) CMS
5 6 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 6 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (0.88%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.58%) Drupal
8 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) Moodle
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.04%) AutoCAD
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) NEC Housing
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Primavera
4 1 (0.15%) Raiser’s Edge
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 85 (12.41%) Azure
2 42 (6.13%) Microsoft 365
3 34 (4.96%) SaaS
4 27 (3.94%) AWS
5 26 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (3.50%) PaaS
7 18 (2.63%) IaaS
8 9 (1.31%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.02%) dbt
10 6 (0.88%) Azure Cognitive Search
10 6 (0.88%) Azure DevOps
11 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.73%) Entra ID
12 4 (0.58%) GCP
12 4 (0.58%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.44%) OCI
13 3 (0.44%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.44%) Serverless
14 2 (0.29%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.48%) Firewall
1 17 (2.48%) LAN
1 17 (2.48%) WAN
2 15 (2.19%) Network Security
3 13 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (1.75%) 5G
5 5 (0.73%) DNS
6 4 (0.58%) SD-WAN
7 3 (0.44%) 4G
7 3 (0.44%) DHCP
7 3 (0.44%) Internet
7 3 (0.44%) Wireless
8 2 (0.29%) SAN
8 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.29%) VoIP
9 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.15%) Broadband
9 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.15%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.73%) RDBMS
2 5 (0.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.44%) EDMS
3 3 (0.44%) Power BI
4 2 (0.29%) Big Data
4 2 (0.29%) GIS
4 2 (0.29%) MySQL
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.29%) Tableau
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.15%) Impala
5 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (3.50%) JIRA
2 6 (0.88%) Git
3 2 (0.29%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.15%) GitLab
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 157 (22.92%) Social Skills
2 128 (18.69%) Finance
3 53 (7.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 47 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (6.28%) Legal
6 40 (5.84%) Presentation Skills
7 34 (4.96%) Retail
8 31 (4.53%) Manufacturing
9 26 (3.80%) Marketing
10 21 (3.07%) Telecoms
11 18 (2.63%) Banking
12 13 (1.90%) Local Government
13 11 (1.61%) Aerospace
13 11 (1.61%) French Language
13 11 (1.61%) German Language
13 11 (1.61%) Spanish Language
14 10 (1.46%) Italian Language
14 10 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
14 10 (1.46%) Portuguese Language
15 9 (1.31%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.61%) .NET
2 7 (1.02%) Flash
2 7 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (0.88%) Lucene
4 5 (0.73%) RESTful
5 4 (0.58%) SOAP
6 3 (0.44%) CSS
6 3 (0.44%) HTML
7 2 (0.29%) Doctrine
7 2 (0.29%) HTML5
7 2 (0.29%) jQuery
7 2 (0.29%) Kafka
7 2 (0.29%) Laravel
7 2 (0.29%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.29%) Symfony
7 2 (0.29%) Vue
8 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.15%) JSON
8 1 (0.15%) Middleware
8 1 (0.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.82%) Onboarding
2 25 (3.65%) Virtual Team
3 21 (3.07%) Data Structures
4 19 (2.77%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.46%) NHS
6 10 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.31%) PKI
8 6 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 6 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 6 (0.88%) Security Posture
9 5 (0.73%) CCTV
9 5 (0.73%) CMDB
9 5 (0.73%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.73%) Housing Association
9 5 (0.73%) IPTV
9 5 (0.73%) Product Ownership
10 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.69%) Windows
2 24 (3.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.58%) Linux
4 2 (0.29%) Android
4 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (20.15%) Project Management
2 131 (19.12%) Agile
3 91 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (10.66%) Project Delivery
5 68 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 47 (6.86%) Mentoring
8 44 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
9 39 (5.69%) Roadmaps
10 37 (5.40%) ITIL
11 32 (4.67%) Decision-Making
11 32 (4.67%) Time Management
12 29 (4.23%) Business Strategy
12 29 (4.23%) Customer Experience
12 29 (4.23%) Service Delivery
13 28 (4.09%) DevOps
14 27 (3.94%) Scrum
15 26 (3.80%) Change Management
15 26 (3.80%) PRINCE2
16 25 (3.65%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.46%) SQL
2 8 (1.17%) C#
3 6 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.58%) Java
4 4 (0.58%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.44%) Python
6 2 (0.29%) C++
6 2 (0.29%) PHP
7 1 (0.15%) C
7 1 (0.15%) Rust
7 1 (0.15%) Scala
7 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (14.74%) Degree
2 37 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.50%) HND
4 22 (3.21%) HNC
5 17 (2.48%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.34%) Azure Certification
6 16 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (2.34%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.04%) PMP
8 13 (1.90%) DBS Check
9 12 (1.75%) CCNP
9 12 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.61%) CCNA
11 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
15 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
16 3 (0.44%) RIBA
16 3 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.80%) SLA
2 25 (3.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 17 (2.48%) GDPR
4 15 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.90%) QA
6 8 (1.17%) Accessibility
7 7 (1.02%) PMO
8 4 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.58%) NEBOSH
8 4 (0.58%) SOC 2
9 3 (0.44%) GMP
10 2 (0.29%) GRC
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive SPICE
11 1 (0.15%) AUTOSAR
11 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 15 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (0.29%) Terraform
3 1 (0.15%) Autotask
3 1 (0.15%) FTK
3 1 (0.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 83 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.23%) Salesforce
3 21 (3.07%) Cisco
4 16 (2.34%) VMware
5 13 (1.90%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.46%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.31%) Fortinet
8 8 (1.17%) Adobe
8 8 (1.17%) NEC
9 7 (1.02%) SAP
10 6 (0.88%) Facebook
10 6 (0.88%) Marketo
11 5 (0.73%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle
12 4 (0.58%) Vectorworks
13 3 (0.44%) Apple
14 2 (0.29%) Cellebrite
14 2 (0.29%) CyberArk
14 2 (0.29%) Google
14 2 (0.29%) Meraki